The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for MVC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 30 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Contract jobs citing MVC 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.79% 6.25% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 7.53% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  

MVC is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 181 93 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 85.78% 83.04% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 43 44
Median daily rate £400 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £109 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing MVC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Belfast

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVC in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Belfast

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for MVC.

1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (7.69%) Docker
8 1 (7.69%) Guidewire

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
1 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Guidewire